Tag Archives: Arcaro Boxing

The only choice

The only choice we have as we mature is how we inhabit our vulnerability -Maria Popova We are approaching a fight weekend.  I love the approach.  Everything gets a little more intense, focus narrows down,  preparation is really done and … Continue reading

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The Truth

I’m certain that I was drawn to boxing because it makes you face the truth.  I am driven by the truth.  I am driven to know more about myself, and more about my peers.  I am driven to uncover the … Continue reading

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What we look for…

One of my most favorite Facebook pages is Brain Pickings.  Today’s blog is inspired by it and the work of David Bohm and monk Matthieu Ricard.   Reality is what we take to be true What we take to be … Continue reading

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The never ending PHD

Being a coach is like being a perpetual student.  I’ve done a ton of thesis work in theory and practice.  I’m always learning to stay ahead of the boxers I coach, to push myself and stay interested.  I’m always learning … Continue reading

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Sometimes

Sometimes I sit in the gym when it’s quiet.  Just me, the dogs and this blog.  I’ll have so much to say but I’m not certain how to say it or how to organize the scrambled thoughts into organized and … Continue reading

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Here we go

I just got back after a few days away from the gym.  It felt amazing to step away and leave business in the hands of others.  I’m grateful for the ability to get away and not have to worry about … Continue reading

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Dealing with Stress

Some people really love the holidays.  Some struggle with depression, isolation and a multitude of mental and emotional stresses. Each year it is our culture to put ourselves on hold through the holiday season, make new resolutions at the beginning … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead at Arcaro Boxing

This Saturday from 12-3 and this Sunday 1-3 we are decorating sugar skulls at the gym and creating an altar to honor loved ones we have lost. We have the sugar skulls already made thanks to a fun Sunday with … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

Sacrifice:  something you give up, usually for a better cause.   Boxing training is a great opportunity for all kinds of people.  You learn a useful skill, increase fitness, reduce stress and learn a lot about yourself.  When you find … Continue reading

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Steady as it goes

We are in the gym practicing our skills over and over again.  It’s idyllic for learning.  We have a controlled environment that supports us practicing.  The only way you will know if the skill is in your body for keeps … Continue reading

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